Aussie retailers should get their Christmas wish this year

Mortimer, Gary (2013) Aussie retailers should get their Christmas wish this year. The Conversation, December(17).

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Abstract

Consumer Sentiment fell by 4.8% in December, but despite the drop other indicators still point toward a robust Christmas period for retailers. Retail trade recorded its strongest result for three consecutive months to October, with Queensland and Western Australia leading the way. A closer inspection of ABS Retail figures indicate six consecutive months of positive results and this suggests consumer confidence has finally returned to the market. But it may not be a rosy outlook for all retail sectors. Overall we are spending more, but not where we once traditionally did.

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ID Code: 92652
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Retail, Christmas, Retail Spending, Consumer Confidence, Online Shopping
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
Deposited On: 05 Feb 2016 00:38
Last Modified: 09 Feb 2016 04:37

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